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The Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America was founded in 1900 by a group of Norwegian-American Lutherans under the leadership of the Rev. Kurt O. Lundeberg.

Using data from the 1980-2010 Religious Congregations and Membership Studies, this list ranks U.S. counties on the highest total number of adherents and the highest percent of the population in the Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America. You can sort the list by clicking on the column headings.

Congregational "Adherents" include all full members, their children, and others who regularly attend services. "Percent" is the percentage of the total population that belongs to that denomination. Note: Adherents are sometimes residents of a county different than the location of their congregation.

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Complete List

RankingCounty   [Download CSV]AdherentsPercent
1 Bottineau County, North Dakota
513
6.4
2 Griggs County, North Dakota
135
4.09
3 Norman County, Minnesota
226
2.83
4 Otter Tail County, Minnesota
1,181
2.33
5 Benson County, North Dakota
150
2.08
6 Clearwater County, Minnesota
147
1.77
7 Divide County, North Dakota
50
1.72
8 Phillips County, Montana
84
1.63
9 Richland County, Montana
167
1.56
10 Ward County, North Dakota
890
1.54
11 Williams County, North Dakota
310
1.47
12 Clay County, Minnesota
731
1.45
13 Deuel County, South Dakota
65
1.44
14 Traill County, North Dakota
124
1.42
15 Pennington County, Minnesota
154
1.16
16 Eau Claire County, Wisconsin
976
1.15
17 Lincoln County, Minnesota
72
1.04
18 Rolette County, North Dakota
130
1.02
19 Winnebago County, Iowa
120
0.99
20 Faribault County, Minnesota
164
0.97
21 Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota
85
0.95
22 Charles Mix County, South Dakota
83
0.91
23 Fayette County, Iowa
195
0.89
24 Vernon County, Wisconsin
208
0.81
25 Richland County, North Dakota
142
0.78
26 Le Sueur County, Minnesota
151
0.65
27 Grand Forks County, North Dakota
419
0.59
28 Worth County, Iowa
46
0.58
29 Aitkin County, Minnesota
70
0.56
29 Stutsman County, North Dakota
124
0.56
30 Douglas County, Minnesota
139
0.48
31 Calumet County, Wisconsin
156
0.45
32 Itasca County, Minnesota
167
0.41
33 Hubbard County, Minnesota
59
0.39
34 Codington County, South Dakota
83
0.37
34 Dunn County, Wisconsin
133
0.37
35 Burleigh County, North Dakota
200
0.33
36 Clinton County, Iowa
122
0.24
37 Rice County, Minnesota
98
0.2
37 Snohomish County, Washington
911
0.2
38 Cass County, North Dakota
191
0.19
38 Olmsted County, Minnesota
204
0.19
38 Wells County, North Dakota
11
0.19
39 Yuma County, Arizona
196
0.18
40 Canyon County, Idaho
157
0.17
41 Morris County, New Jersey
679
0.16
42 Douglas County, Colorado
89
0.15
43 Somerset County, New Jersey
281
0.12
44 Douglas County, Wisconsin
45
0.11
44 Hays County, Texas
71
0.11
44 Skagit County, Washington
90
0.11
44 Yellowstone County, Montana
126
0.11
45 Northampton County, Pennsylvania
255
0.1
45 Whatcom County, Washington
126
0.1
46 LaSalle County, Illinois
97
0.09
47 Cascade County, Montana
61
0.08
47 Cowlitz County, Washington
63
0.08
47 Dakota County, Minnesota
229
0.08
48 Niagara County, New York
149
0.07
49 Lake County, Ohio
135
0.06
49 Polk County, Minnesota
18
0.06
49 Thurston County, Washington
102
0.06
50 Bergen County, New Jersey
398
0.05
50 Burlington County, New Jersey
212
0.05
50 Hennepin County, Minnesota
485
0.05
50 Lane County, Oregon
128
0.05
50 Westchester County, New York
395
0.05
51 Larimer County, Colorado
79
0.04
51 Marion County, Oregon
83
0.04
51 Pasco County, Florida
121
0.04
51 Rockland County, New York
112
0.04
52 Jefferson County, Colorado
115
0.03
52 King County, Washington
504
0.03
52 Lee County, Florida
101
0.03
52 Richmond County, New York
121
0.03
53 Clark County, Washington
41
0.02
53 Hartford County, Connecticut
164
0.02
53 Providence County, Rhode Island
96
0.02
53 San Bernardino County, California
215
0.02
53 Suffolk County, New York
219
0.02
54 Arapahoe County, Colorado
48
0.01
54 Kings County, New York
327
0.01
54 Maricopa County, Arizona
147
0.01
54 Multnomah County, Oregon
59
0.01
54 Orange County, California
129
0.01
55 Cuyahoga County, Ohio
54
0
55 Los Angeles County, California
85
0
56 Benton County, Washington
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56 Brown County, South Dakota
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56 Essex County, New Jersey
--
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56 Hamilton County, Iowa
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56 Juniata County, Pennsylvania
--
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56 Litchfield County, Connecticut
--
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56 Marshall County, Minnesota
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56 McKenzie County, North Dakota
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56 Mercer County, New Jersey
--
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56 Pierce County, Washington
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56 Renville County, Minnesota
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56 St. Louis County, Minnesota
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56 Stark County, North Dakota
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56 Todd County, Minnesota
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56 Union County, Pennsylvania
--
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56 Wilkin County, Minnesota
--
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56 Wright County, Iowa
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* In an effort to better match the ASARB standards for adherents, a few religious bodies changed the way their adherents were reported in 2010, including Amish groups, Friends groups, Jewish groups, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Non-denominational Christian Churches, and the United Methodist Church. This change does not affect any of the data in the newly released 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. In fact, the data for these groups are now more comparable to that of other bodies than it was in previous decadal reports.

However, the change in methodology can distort assessments on growth or decline between 2000 and 2010 for each of these groups. County-level 2000 data using the new methodology are not readily available. ASARB staff has adjusted some 2000 county-level adherent statistics to allow for a more accurate picture on growth or decline. The revised maps and charts are now available on-line at www.usreligioncensus.org for those who are interested in these trends.

Source

2010 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include statistics for 236 religious groups, providing information on the number of their congregations and adherents within each state and county in the United States. Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E. Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H. Taylor supervised the collection. These data originally appeared in 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study, published by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB). [More information on the data collection]




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